Posts by MJ Okma, Associate Director of News & Rapid Response

Transgender rights targeted by multiple ballot measures across the United States

Discrimination is on the ballot in Massachusetts and Anchorage, Alaska, with signatures currently being collected for a third anti-transgender ballot measure in Montana.

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GLAAD calls for increased and accurate media coverage of transgender murders

Celine Walker is the 4th known transgender person to be killed in 2018.

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White House Issues a fact sheet bragging about their extensive anti-LGBTQ record

Under the guise of “religious freedom,” the fact sheet highlights Trump’s close connections with fringe anti-LGBTQ activists and hate groups.

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Bermuda repeals marriage equality

The new law, signed by Governor Rankin, effectively abolishes marriage equality by replacing it with domestic partnerships.

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RNC votes in favor of Trump's bigoted trans military ban

The Republican National Committee adopts Trump’s anti-trans stance despite the fact that it is opposed by the majority of Americans in all 50 states.

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GLAAD calls attention to Trump’s inaction on global anti-LGBTQ human rights abuses as he takes the stage at the world economic forum in Davos

Trump continues to ignore the growing epidemic of anti-LGBTQ violence and discrimination while fueling hate with his own vitriolic rhetoric.

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Senate confirms unqualified candidate for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom with their approval of Sam Brownback

Brownback is an avid proponent of religious exemptions who has displayed a fundamental misunderstanding of religious freedom

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